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Love enchiladas but hate filling and rolling up all those tortillas? This Enchilada Casserole is all the yummy, cheesy goodness of enchiladas but in an easy casserole form!
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5 from 4 votes

Enchilada Casserole

Delicious quick enchiladas in casserole form!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Jenn


  • 1 lb. ground turkey or beef
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 8-oz can tomato sauce
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp. light spreadable butter
  • 1 4-oz can sliced olives, drained
  • 1 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Preheat oven to 400º F. Brown turkey and onion in a large saucepan. Drain any grease and add pepper, chili powder and tomato sauce.
  • Lightly spread tortillas with the spreadable butter and cut into fourths.
  • Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray. Alternate laying tortillas (butter side down) in the casserole dish, then a layer of meat sauce, then a layer of olives and then finally a layer of cheese. Repeat the layers three times.
  • Pour the water over the top and bake for 25 minutes, uncovered.
  • Slice up and serve with sour cream, lettuce, cilantro, tomato, etc. Enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 8.75g | Sodium: 601mg | Sugar: 2.6g